Did you forget about Valentine’s Day? Here’s a list of last-minute frugal Valentine’s Day ideas to help you have a memorable day on a budget. And get you out of the doghouse!
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Did you forget about Valentine’s Day?
Or did you just run out of time to plan for a memorable big day?
Well, I’ve got a great list of last-minute frugal Valentine’s Day ideas to get you out of the doghouse!
Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is already here? I personally have never liked this holiday. I’m not a fan of red or roses, although I do love chocolate!
I’m also not a very romantic person. Give me a quiet night in with no chores and I’m a happy gal.
However, if you are looking for a memorable Valentine’s Day, then I have a great list of Valentine’s Day ideas for you. These are great if you are on a budget and trying to save money!
Last-Minute Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas
Go on a hike
Spending time together as a couple out in nature will bring you closer together. It’s quiet and relaxing and you have plenty of time to soak in all of God’s amazing creation. Look for souvenirs you can bring home to remember your special time together, like heart-shaped rocks or leaves. If the weather is nice, then get outside and go on a hike together.
Write each other a love letter
Remember the days of letter writing in high school? Letters don’t have to end with graduation. My husband still writes me little notes once in a while and folds them in all of his crazy ways, just like he did when we were in high school. Take the time to sit down and write a letter to your loved one, even if it’s just a list of all the things you love about them.
Re-read Old Love Letters
If you have saved love letters from your honey over the years, pull them out and read them together. This is great for bringing back memories of how much you loved each other and wanted to spend every second together. Make it even more memorable by playing music that you listened to during the year you met.
Don’t worry about fighting the crowded restaurants and expensive meals on Valentine’s Day. Stay in and fix a nice dinner at home with your favorite dessert. Light some candles, tell Alexa to play romantic music and have a nice quiet dinner alone.
Play Tourist in Your Own Town
Chances are there are places in your town or close by that you haven’t seen yet. Take the weekend and explore the places you haven’t seen yet. Spend time at a museum or look for shows playing nearby. Just get out and enjoy it!
Make Something Special
Handmade gifts are the best because of their sentimental value. A lot of thought and time goes into something handmade, making it more special than a storebought gift. Even if it’s just a sweet card, it’s the thought that counts.
Give Your Time to Someone Else
Spend time together focusing on others and not on yourselves this Valentine’s Day. Volunteer at a local homeless shelter, soup kitchen, or animal shelter. Helping others has many great benefits for our mental health, and doing it together as a couple can bring you closer together.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to cost a lot to be a romantic and memorable day. This list of frugal Valentine’s Day ideas proves just that. I hope you’ve found something helpful here!
How do you spend your Valentine’s Day?
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